meet the team

Exploring learning and flourishing in a globalized, digital world

*vanOostveen, Roland
*vanOostveen, Roland
Director, EILAB · Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, UOIT
Dr. Roland van Oostveen currently serves as Director of the Educational Informatics Laboratory (EILab) at Faculty of Education, UOIT, an...
Amesbury, Judith
Amesbury, Judith
Associate Researcher
Judith’s research interests include research methodologies, problem-based learning, situated learning, authentic learning, and online community...
Ayyavoo, Gabriel Roman
Ayyavoo, Gabriel Roman
Adjunct Professor, Teacher Education Program, UOIT | Associate Researcher
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Barber, Wendy
Barber, Wendy
Assistant Professor, UOIT
Dr. Wendy Barber is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Canada.
Blayone, Todd
Blayone, Todd
Associate Researcher · Co-Founder, Collaboritsi.com
Todd’s cross-cultural research explores digital readiness and learning in transitioning nations and in indigenous communities.
Childs, Elizabeth
Childs, Elizabeth
Associate Professor, Royal Roads University, Canada | Associate Researcher
Dr. Elizabeth Childs is Associate Professor, Education and Technology at Royal Roads University, Canada. She has over 15 years of experience as an...
Clarkson, Jessica
Clarkson, Jessica
Associate Researcher
Jessica Clarkson is a graduate researcher at EILAB, Faculty of Education, UOIT. Jessica is involved with the Graduate Student Council as the...
Davidson, Ann-Louise
Davidson, Ann-Louise
Associate Professor, Education, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Ann-Louise Davidson’s research activities pursue two different, yet interrelated, lines of inquiry. The first line of inquiry pertains to...
Desjardins, François
Desjardins, François
Founding Director, EILAB · Retired Professor, Faculty of Education, UOIT · Associate Researcher
Former EILAB Director, retired professor and author of the GTCU framework, Dr. Desjardins accumulated two decades of experience teaching in a...
DiGiuseppe, Maurice
DiGiuseppe, Maurice
Associate Dean, Director, BA ESDT Program, and Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, UOIT
Dr. Maurice DiGiuseppe’s research focuses on the ways in which science is represented in print and digital teaching-learning materials such as...
Fancy, Imran
Fancy, Imran
Associate Researcher
Imran FancyAssociate Researcher, Faculty of Education, UOIT Email: imran.fancy@uoit.net Imran Fancy is completing his Master's in Education and...
Herzog, Michael
Herzog, Michael
Professor, Information Systems Engineering, Magdeburg-Stendal University, Germany · Associate Researcher
Dr. Michael A. Herzog holds a tenured professorship for Business Management and IT at Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences in...
Hunter, Bill
Hunter, Bill
Founding Dean, and Professor, Faculty of Education, UOIT
Founding Dean of Faculty of Education, UOIT, Canada. Current research on international online policy in education. Previous work in educational...
Kay, Robin
Kay, Robin
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Education, UOIT, Canada
Dr. Robin Kay is Full Professor and Director of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of...
Muirhead, Bill
Muirhead, Bill
Associate Researcher
Dr. Muirhead was the Associate Provost, Academic and Information Technology. As a founding academic administrator of the university, Bill has been...
Mykhailenko, Olena
Mykhailenko, Olena
Associate Scholar · Co-Founder, Collaboritsi.com
Dr. Mykhailenko is co-founder and cross-cultural consultant at Collaboritsi.com, and an associate, internatioanl scholar at the EILAB, UOIT...
Naffi, Nadia
Naffi, Nadia
Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Canada | Associate Researcher
Naffi’s doctoral research addressed how hate, fear, and prejudice spread through social media. She identified a five-step model called “Get Ready...
Pidzamecky, Ulana Plawuszczak
Pidzamecky, Ulana Plawuszczak
Associate Researcher
Ulana’s research interest is teacher digital literacy and its impact on classroom practices in K-12 world languages teaching and...
Rauch, Ulrich
Rauch, Ulrich
Professor, The Learning Centre, University of Trinidad & Tobago | Associate Researcher
Dr. Ulrich Rauch is the founding head of The Learning Centre at the University of Trinidad and Tobago where he and his team support professional...
Stabauer, Martin
Stabauer, Martin
Senior Scientist, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria | Associate Researcher
Dr. Martin Stabauer is Senior Scientist for Digital Business Management at Johannes Kepler University Linz in Austria. His research is mainly...
Symmons, Janet
Symmons, Janet
Associate Researcher | Doctoral Candidate, University of Victoria, Canada
Janet Symmons is a sessional facilitator at UOIT’s Faculty of Education. Since 2002, Janet has facilitated and designed instruction at colleges...
Webb, Shannon
Webb, Shannon
Associate Researcher
Shannon Webb is an associate researcher at the EILab, Faculty of Education, UOIT. Shannon’s areas of research interest are digital tools...